Miquelon.org The Fighting French

Well, well, well …

01.18.2015 · Posted in Elected officials, Glenn Beck, News, Politics, Quotes

It’s been a horrid few days. The nature of the events of January 7th left us in shock and we’re slowly coming to terms with the gravity of what happened in France. Around the world, shows of support and solidarity were numerous and most welcome. And then, came the hypocrites. Senator Roy Blunt 2003: “Do ...

About Miquelon.org

12.26.2014 · Posted in Uncategorized

Miquelon.org is a watchdog group dedicated to documenting Anti-French activity in news and entertainment. Miquelon.org’s activities are purely academic and charitable in nature. We were most active from 2003 to 2007 at the height of French Bashing and anti-French sentiment in the United States of America. While anti-French outbursts have become far and few between, ...

BuzzFeed and French Clichés

04.11.2014 · Posted in Pop Culture, Ten years later

From BuzzFeed.com, here is “Les pires clichés sur la France véhiculés par les Anglo-Saxons”. We’ll forgive the ‘Anglo-Saxon’ reference, an appellation no more relevant that the French being “Gallo-Franks” and take this opportunity to thank Anais Bordages and Marie Telling for this compendium of clichés. Their entry features : « Foux Da Fa Fa » ...

In French …

01.15.2014 · Posted in En français

“La France sert de repoussoir aux Américains. C’est un pays commode en matière de comparaisons, avec des clichés des deux côtés. Quand les Français réduisent les Etats-Unis à l’obésité, la malbouffe, le racisme et l’obsession du travail, les Américains voient en la France un pays paresseux, fait de luxe et de snobisme, avec un gouvernement ...

Look. We’re not French. We don’t surrender.

10.08.2013 · Posted in Editorials, News, Politics

“Look. We’re not French. We don’t surrender.” – U.S. Representative Pete Sessions (TX-32) (R) in front of World War II monument in Washington. Pete Sessions is no stranger to controversy. In 2009, he said the Republican Party understood legislative “insurgency a little but more because of the Taliban”. In 2010, the same Pete Sessions said ...